Governing Law and Regulations
Air: 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 02D.0542, 15A NCAC 02D.0925, 15A NCAC 02D.0927, 15A NCAC 02D.0943, 15A NCAC 02D.0945, 15A NCAC 02D.1414, 15A NCAC 02Q.0309, 15A NCAC 02Q.0508, and 15A NCAC 02Q.0519
Hazardous waste: General Statutes of North Carolina (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 130A-295.02
Permitted municipal solid waste landfill facilities (MSWLFs): 15A NCAC 13B.1604(b)(2)(J)
Lead-acid battery retailers: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-309.73
Septage management: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-291.1(h)), 15A NCAC 13B.0832(g), 15A NCAC 13B.0833, and 15A NCAC 13B.0839
Underground storage tanks (USTs): 15A NCAC 02N.0104 and 15A NCAC 02N.0902
Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 15A NCAC 13B.1680
Drinking water: 15A NCAC 18C.1106 and 15A NCAC 18C.1303
Underground injection control (UIC): 15A NCAC 02C.0211
Wastewater treatment: 15A NCAC 2H.0117
Agency inspections of workplaces N.C. Gen. Stat. 95-136
Hazardous materials motor carriers: N.C. Gen. Stat. 20-379 and N.C. Gen. Stat. 20-381
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS)
North Carolina Department of Labor (DOL)
Occupational Safety and Health Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. North Carolina has established self-inspection requirements under its air, storage tank, and drinking water regulations. State agencies are also permitted, and in some cases, required to conduct inspections under state environmental and hazardous materials ...